Country Fried Salmon Croquettes with Variations

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I've always loved a good salmon croquette or salmon patty for lunch or a light supper. Convincing my husband was another story. With the addition of rice to the patty ingredients, bumping up the spices and using a peppery country-fried chicken breading mix, he was sold. Give it a try! Definitely not your granny's mushy salmon patty of days gone by. =)


My Recipe

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Makes Six 1/3 Cup Patties
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • CROQUETTES-

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    1- 14.75 oz. can pink salmon (i use chicken of the sea)
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    2 eggs, beaten
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    1/4 cup mayo
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    1/3 cup onion, very finely chopped
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    2 tb fresh chives, chopped
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    1 tsp. dried parsley
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    1/2 tsp. old bay seasoning
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    1/2 tsp. worcestershire sauce
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    1 tb. creamy horseradish (optional)
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    1/8 tsp. black pepper
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    1 tsp. dill weed
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    1/2 cup cooked rice (leftover or minute rice, cooled is fine)
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    1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • BREADING-

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    1 envelope of your favorite country fried chicken breading, such as shake & bake (i add a little freshly cracked black pepper)
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    breading station- first flour, then beaten egg, then country style shake and bake

How to Make Country Fried Salmon Croquettes with Variations

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare canned salmon by removing bones, skin and cartilage. Place in large bowl. Add rest of croquette ingredients. Mix with fork until just incorporated.
  2. Using a 1/3 cup measuring cup, form 6 patties to desired thickness. I like mine about 1/2-3/4" thick. Place on large platter.
  3. Set up a breading station:
    1. flour
    2. beaten egg
    3. Shake & Bake Country Fried Seasoning or similar
    Dip each patty in that order. Place on platter until ready to fry.
  4. Add 1-2 TB. of butter to large frying pan. Add enough cooking oil to generously coat the bottom. (I like to fry with grape seed oil.) Fry patties until crisp and golden. Drain briefly on paper towels. Serve on top of a mixed green salad, or any of the variations below.
  5. Additional serving suggestions/variations:

    *Knorr Hollandaise Sauce Mix prepared as directed with the addition of 1 tsp. dried dill

    *Place salmon croquettes atop big, fluffy, country-style biscuits, top with Black Pepper Saw Mill Gravy and serve with coleslaw.

    *Tartar Sauce

    *Cocktail Sauce

    Can also be made into sandwiches. Divide into 4 portions instead of six and add your favorite cabbage slaw or lettuce and tartar sauce, etc. on crusty Kaiser rolls.

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